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10/15 - 11/13 Triniteam Caregivers Joy Day Volunteers Needed

Triniteam Caregivers Joy Day Volunteers Needed

To be Held on: From now until November 13, 2014 in the Chippewa County

Would you consider giving your time just one afternoon a month to bring joy to a neighbor? The Triniteam Caregiver Program organizes Joy Day, a once-a-month social gathering, where volunteers provide entertainment, a snack, and BINGO to neighbors who are elderly or disabled. Help volunteer at one of the events! There is no long-term commitment and it's a lot of fun!

Questions? Call Triniteam at 715-858-9808


Once a month, Chippewa County
10/22 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Presents "Key Financial Life Decisions"

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites all Seniors, Age 50 and Better, to Join for: Key Financial Life Decisions

 
To be Held on: Wednesday, October 22 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Several experts will speak about: How to protect financial assets in retirement, estate planning with wills and trusts, important tax concepts in retirement and benefits to plan your funeral early. 
 
Cost: FREE

For more information contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
10:30AM - 12PM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
10/22 Lutefisk Supper

Lutefisk Supper with Lutheran World Relief

To be held on: Wednesday, October 22 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 110 W. Begley St., Greenwood, WI

They will be having a Fair Trade Bazaar. Bazaar profits go to Third World craftpersons. Also, they will be offering Lutefisk, Swedish Meat Balls, Lefse-Flat Bread-Pie, and All the Trimmings. Food will be served from 4PM-8PM.

Adults: $13    K-6th Grade: $6    Preschool: Free     Carryouts available

4PM - 8PM, Our Savior's Lutheran Church
10/23 Indianhead Chapter of the American Sewing Guild

Indianhead Chapter of the American Sewing Guild will hold the October Meeting

To be Held on: Thursday, October 23, 2014 at First Presbyterian Church, 2112 Rudolph Rd., Eau Claire, WI

General Meeting followed by educational program: Fabric Beads. Presented by Diane Brion.

Call for more information and directions: 715-864-7699

7PM, First Presbyterian Church
10/25 Fall Harvest and Holiday Sale

St. Mary's Catholic Church Fall Harvest and Holiday Sale

To be Held on: Saturday, October 25 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Greenwood, WI

Crafts, bakes sale, salad luncheon, pie corner, raffle items, Grandma's attics, paddle auctions, and theme basket auctions. 

10AM-1:30PM, St. Mary's Catholic Church
10/25 Steak Feed and Fall Halloween Dance

Spencer Fire and EMS Annual Steak Feed and Fall Halloween Dance

To be Held on:  Saturday, October 25 at Spencer Fire Station, 206 E. Willow Drive, Spencer, WI

Will be serving steak, baked potatoes, cole slaw, dinner rolls, baked beans, dessert, and beverages from 4pm-7pm. Buy raffle tickets from any Spencer Fire or EMS Personnel or at the Dance, need not be present to win. There will be a Costume Contest, judging starts at 10pm and there will be cash prizes! Also, Fire Extinguisher Recertiication is from 2pm-4pm, sponsored by Spencer Lions Club. 

Tickets at door: $12 a plate       Raffle Tickets: 1- $5    3- $10    7- $20

4PM- Midnight, Spencer Fire Station
10/28 Eau Claire Women's Connection October Luncheon

Eau Claire, WI Women's Connection Invites You To Their October Luncheon

To be Held on: Tuesday, October 28 at 828 Clubview Lane, Altoona, WI

Special feature by Jeanette Scheuermann, timet to rethink and reassess our driving habits. Inspirational Speaker: Kathy Bishop from Lodi, WI. This former beauty queen and flight attendant tells how she found the true friendship that will last forever. 

FEE: $14 - All Inclusive

Reservations necessary by Thursday, October 23.

Contact: Darla 715-835-5288 or Ann 715-832-2052

1PM, 828 Clubview Lane
10/29 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Blood Pressure Checks

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 and Better, to Join For: Blood Pressure Checks

 
To be Held on: Wednesday, October 29 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

UWEC student nurses will be doing blood pressure checks. Admission is FREE.
 
For more information contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
9:30AM - Noon, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
10/29 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Presents "Lunch and Learn"

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 and Better, to Join For: Lunch and Learn

To be Held on: Wednesday, October 29 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Meal provided by Chippewa Valley Assisted Living Association/Paula Gibson. Topic will be about Senior Living Options.

For more information contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909

11:45AM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
10/30 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Presents "Easy Downsizing"

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 and Better, to Join For: We Make Downsizing (A/K/A Rightsizing) Easy


To be Held on: Thursday, October 30 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Somewhere between touring new homes, sorting through possessions, choosing a new place to live, and deciding what to take and what to leave, it suddenly hits you: downsizing is a lot of work. Simplifying your life should leave you overjoyed, not overwhelmed.
 
Cost: FREE
 
For more information contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
10AM - Noon, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
10/30 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Sweater Mittens

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: Sweater Mittens


To be Held on: Thursday, October 30 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Stitch a pair of fleece-lined mittens after cutting them from a variety of sweaters. Your mittens will have patterns and solid colors. Wool, fleece, threads, patterns will be provided. Bring scissors and if you have good portable machine, bring it too.
 
FEE: $18M/$27NM

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
12:30PM - 3:30PM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/1 Ole and Lena Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner

Ole and Lena Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner

To be Held on: November 1, 2014 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 2052 23rd Ave., Rice Lake, WI

Members at Our Savior's Lutheran Church-Campia will celebrate the church's Norwegian heritage with their Annual Scandinavian Ole and Lena Lutefisk and Meatball Dinner. Dinner includes, lutefisk, meatballs, lefse, fruit suppe, cranberry relish, potatoes, rutabagas, milk, and coffee. For dessert, they will be offering apple and pumpkin pie.

Annual Bazaar and Bake Sale will be held the same day beginning at 8AM until the end of dinner. Featuring homemade lefse, delicious baked goods, crafts, and a quilt raffle.

Adults: $14   Youth 12 and under: $5

Questions? Call 715-205-1815 or email k45acp@mosaicmobile.net

11AM - 3PM, Our Savior's Lutheran Church
11/2 Harvest Dinner

South Beef River Lutheran Church Harvest Dinner

To be Held on: Sunday, November 2 at South Beef River Lutheran Church, located 6 miles SE of Osseo on County Road B

They will be serving turkey, meatballs, mashed potatoes, squash, corn, cole slaw, cranberry salad, lefse, rolls, and apple or pumpkin pie for dessert!

Adults: $9.50    Children (6-12): $5.50     5 and under: FREE      Takeouts available: $9.50

Proceeds for the repair and restoration of the church steeple.

10:30AM- 1PM, South Beef River Lutheran Church
11/4 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Retirement: Making Your Money Last

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: Retirement: Making Your Money Last


To be Held on: Tuesday, November 4 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Considerations/tradeoffs when developing a withdrawal strategy-working longer, spending less and delaying social security. Ways to plan for expected and unexpected expenses with insurance. 
 
FEE: FREE

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
10:30AM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/4 - 11/25 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Zumba Gold

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: Zumba Gold


To be Held on: Tuesdays, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Zumba is the world's most popular Latin inspired dance workout. Its creator, Alberto (Beto) Perez, a Colombian native, adapted a variety of Latino rhythms to an aerobics workout, making what was a boring routine, an exciting experience. Zumba is not a dance class nor an aerobics class, but a combination of both. In this class participants will not only excercise, but learn the basic steps and origins of Merengue, Slasa, Bachata, Cumbia, Regaetton, and Flamenco, listening and dancing to their music. Please wear comfortable workout clothes and shoes. 
 
FEE: $15M/$22.50NM

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
1PM-2PM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/4 - 11/20 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Pinochle Class

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: Pinochle Class


To be Held on: Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 4-Nov. 20 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Leanr or review the basics of Pinochle
 
FEE: $12M/$18NM

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
1:30PM-3:30PM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/5 - 11/19 L.E. Phillips Senior Center i-Pad Class

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: i-Pad Class


To be Held on: Wednesdays, Nov. 5, 12, 19 (and 26 if needed) at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

This is a 3 week class with the potential to add a 4th class if needed. Class will cover basic functions, usage, and applications (apps). This class is for i-Pad owners and those that are considering the purchase of an i-Pad.
 
FEE: $16M/$24NM

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
9:30AM- 11:30AM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/5 - 11/17 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Financial Coffee Talks

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: Financial Coffee Talks


To be Held on: November 5, 13, 17 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Bring your financial questions and have a cup of coffee with Andy Cooper and Edward Jones.
 
FEE: FREE

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
9:30AM-10:30AM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/5 - 12/5 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Beginning Bridge

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: Beginning Bridge


To be Held on: Wednesdays and Fridays, Nov. 5-21 (no class Thanksgiving week), Dec. 3 & 5 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Beginning Bridge is an 8 session class, 4 weeks/2 classes per week, for persons who have never played Bridge or who want to refresh their basic skills.
 
FEE: $16M/$24NM

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
9:30AM-11:30AM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/5 - 11/19 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Nutritional Education: Managing Your Muscles

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: Nutritional Education: Managing Your Muscles


To be Held on: Wednesdays, Nov. 5, 12, 19 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Do you know what sarcopenia is? UW- Stout nutrition graduate students will discuss how to prevent and manage sarcopenia. Join us and you will have the chance to win a prize!
 
FEE: $5M/$7.50NM

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
10AM-10:30AM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/5 - 12/17 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Computer Class- Level One

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: Computer Class-Level One


To be Held on: Wednesdays, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26 & Dec. 3, 10, 17 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

This is a 7-week class for persons with little expriences or in need of a refresher course. Topics include basic computer components and operations, indroduction to WORD, Notepad, Wordpad; organizing files and folders, email and internet. If you have had no computer experience, consider taking Pre-Level One class before this class. 
 
FEE: $30M/$45NM

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
1:30PM- 3PM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/5 - 12/17 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Beginners Line Dancing Class

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: Bginners Line Dancing Class


To be Held on: Wednesdays, Nov. 5, 12, 19, no class (Nov. 24), Dec. 3, 10, 17 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Learn new and practice old steps, get some exercise, and have fun all at the same time! 
 
FEE: $24M/$36NM

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
2:15PM-3:15PM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/6 - 11/20 L.E. Phillips Senior Center Navigating Windows 8

L.E. Phillips Senior Center Invites All Seniors, Age 50 or Better, to Join them For: Navigating Windows 8


To be Held on: Thursdays, Nov. 6, 13, 20 at L.E. Phillips Senior Center, 1616 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703

Confused with WINDOWS 8? Bring your WINDOWS 8 laptop and learn some quick and easy ways to navigate this operating system.
 
FEE: $10M/$15NM

Contact L.E. Phillips Senior Center: 715-839-4909
10AM- 11:30AM, L.E. Phillips Senior Center
11/7 - 3/27 Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Friday Fish Fry

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish Friday Fish Fry

To be Held on: Nov. 7, Dec. 5, Feb. 6, Mar. 6, 27 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 13989 195th St., Jim Falls

Will be serving family style fish fry including soup, fish, baked potatoes, cole slaw, rolls, beverages, and dessert. All you can eat. Come join them early for 4pm Mass.

Adults: $9    Children 4-12: $4    Under 3: FREE    Takeouts available by calling 715-382-4422

Early Bird Senior Special 4:30pm-5:30pm    Seniors: $8.50 (Dine in Only)

4:30PM- 7:30PM, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish
11/9 Colby Lions Club Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast Sponsored by the Colby Lions Club

To be Held on: November 9 at the Colby Lions Pavilion in Colby

They will be serving potato and buttermilk pancakes along with sausage. 

Adults: $6.50    Children 12 and Under: $3     Pre-K or Younger: FREE

7:30AM - 12:30PM, Colby, WI